See also: Rieken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rieken, from Old Dutch riecan, from Proto-Germanic *reukaną. Doublet of ruiken. Cognate to English reek.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ikən

VerbEdit

rieken

  1. (formal) to stink
  2. (Belgium, informal) to smell (i.e. to produce, give off a smell)
  3. (Belgium, informal) to smell (i.e. to sense a smell)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of rieken (strong class 2)
infinitive rieken
past singular rook
past participle geroken
infinitive rieken
gerund rieken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular riek rook
2nd person sing. (jij) riekt rook
2nd person sing. (u) riekt rook
2nd person sing. (gij) riekt rookt
3rd person singular riekt rook
plural rieken roken
subjunctive sing.1 rieke roke
subjunctive plur.1 rieken roken
imperative sing. riek
imperative plur.1 riekt
participles riekend geroken
1) Archaic.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch riekan, from Proto-West Germanic *reukan.

VerbEdit

rieken

  1. Alternative form of ruken